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Visit Wat Putthai Sawan (Ayutthaya)

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Thai name : วัดพุทไธศวรรย์
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Wat Sawan Phutthai or Monastery of Lord Buddha of the Heavens is one of the 5 temples in Ayutthaya hosting a large reclining Buddha image. Located on the south bank of the Chao Phraya River, on the outskirts of downtown, it dates from the 14th century during the reign of King Ramathibodi I and is one of the first temples built in days when Ayutthaya dominated the region.

If modern buildings were added, there remains a Khmer-style prang representing Mount Meru, which is erected in a courtyard surrounded by a covered walkway with sitting Buddha and of course a large stone reclining Buddha in the ruins of a a small vihara at the back of the temple.

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Practical information about Wat Putthai Sawan

The temple entrance is free.

How to get to Wat Putthai Sawan ?

To get to Wat Puthai Sawan, you can choose to rent a bicycle and to avoid a big detour, take a boat at the end of U-Thong Soi 15 (in front of Phra Nakhon Sri Ayutthaya Hospital) to cross the river (10 THB per person with bike). Depending on the water level, you may not be able to get on board with your bicycle and will then have to leave it at the dock and come back to pick it up. Otherwise, see with a tuk-tuk driver or choose the scooter rental option if you comply with Thai laws about to driving a motobike.

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Rules to respect when visiting a temple

Wat Putthai Sawan is a temple and when you visit a temple in Thailand there are some rules to know and follow :

  • Dress properly (knees and shoulders should be covered)
  • Take off your shoes when entering the buildings
  • Be quiet
  • Don't hug or kiss
  • Don't point your feet to Buddha's image
  • Don't smoke

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